Science (16pg) Essay

4191 WordsMay 9, 201317 Pages
)Isaiah battle 7 May 2012 Professor Uddin Environmental science Tech and Human Affairs Portfolio (Global Warming) According the United States census bureau there are 313,483,006 in the United States alone and a whopping 7,011,248,263 in the world. What even more appalling is that are many more individuals are residing in the world, however many of them fail to participate in the census report that occurs every ten years for a number of reasons. It has been said by several, that the world is overpopulated. “In the late 1960s and early 1970s some environmentalists began making sensational claims that the world’s ever increasing population would soon outstrip the planet’s limited resources leading to an environmental cataclysm of horrific proportions. In these scenarios, a massive worldwide famine was just around the corner. The number of people would keep increasing while the amount of available food would stay the same or even decline. The inevitable result, the experts argued, was famine by the early 1980s at the latest. The only way to lessen the severity of the impending disaster was to adopt strict policies to control population. Today, many of those predictions could be right around the corner as world population has topped 6 billion and severe repercussions are inevitable if population growth continues at such rates.” (Owen, Kincaid, Reisenauer,Moore and Vincent 2012). This citation leads me to the conclusion, the more people, the greater destruction. I believe that us as people are the ultimate reason for global warming. We are indeed are leaving our carbon footprints heavy into mother earth. Global warming is a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, CFCs, and other pollutants. Our world is

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